Darrow School seeks a Health and Wellness Coordinator who will further design and implement our Health and Wellness program, a comprehensive curriculum that integrates wellness practices within all aspects of Darrow life. The program is designed to help students transition to high school and develop the necessary skills to thrive in college and later life. This person will lead Health and Wellness seminars, workshops, and evening/weekend programming; develop and oversee a Peer Education Program; and collaborate with the School Nurse, School Counselor, Athletic Director, and Dean of Students to identify and support individual students.
Ideal candidates should have MSW or MA/MS in Health Sciences, Public Health, Counseling, Psychology, Nursing, or related field and experience developing and implementing holistic health curriculum. Must have appreciation for the social-emotional aspects of school life, and a proven track record of building supportive social-emotional connections with colleagues and students as will also serve as House Parent and Advisor.
Being part of the faculty at a boarding school is different from teaching anywhere else. It is a way of life more than it is a job. The academic program includes traditional core curriculum as well as a large variety of elective courses. In addition to creating learning environments in the classroom, other responsibilities include spending time with students in the dorms, coaching and/or leading extra-curricular activities, advising and weekend responsibilities.
Competitive salary and benefits, with campus housing. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Darrow School
Darrow School, a small independent, co-ed, boarding/day school for grades 9-12, located on the New York State side of the Berkshires, offers an innovative, individually-focused college-preparatory curriculum, featuring a unique combination of dynamic classroom instruction, active learning, and environmental consciousness. Students learn within an atmosphere that supports intellectual curiosity, creativity, and experimentation. The School emphasizes differentiated instruction and student-centered, active learning as key teaching philosophies.
Darrow School faculty and staff are fully engaged in the life of a boarding school beyond the academic day as well, supporting students in a range of co-curricular programming, including athletics, residential life, weekend activities, and signature programs like Hands-to-Work, Winterm, and Spring Term. Darrow School’s mission is to create a community of learning able to empower students with a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities, building on each student’s individual talents and interests to inspire enduring confidence for success in college and life.
Darrow School’s mission is to serve students with a wide variety of backgrounds ...and abilities, building on each student’s individual talents and interests to inspire enduring confidence for success in college and life.